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The Museum will be closed to the public on December 15 for a Private Event.

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Homeschool Day

November 18, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

November 18, 2022 @ 10:00 am 5:00 pm

Enjoy an exciting day of learning and exploring! See galleries filled with Western art and artifacts. Explore Liichokoshkomo’, an outdoor interactive, multi-cultural education space that introduces the American West through science, technology, engineering, arts, math and citizenship in an immersive hands-on, minds-on environment.

Students can:

  • Visit Native American dwellings
  • View Western vistas
  • Explore the playground
  • Learn about ancient and contemporary Native American traditions
  • Explore the role of trading posts in the West
  • Learn more about cattle drives and decisions cowboys had to make
  • Try out steer roping or barrel racing
  • Learn about packing a wagon and decide what to take on a journey out West
  • Immerse yourself in Prosperity Junction, our recreated turn-of-the-century frontier town.

Take a tour of the galleries:

11:00 a.m. – High school aged students (space is limited on a first come, first served basis)

1:00 p.m. – Elementary aged students (space is limited on a first come, first served basis)

Be sure to visit our temporary exhibitions Sombreros Texanas and Bosses of the Plains, Art of the Northwest Coast, and Looking Through the Windows to the West.

Activities while supplies last. Lunch space available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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